Entitlement or Gratitude?


I've been thinking about the difference between the Israelites who left Egypt, and those who entered Canaan. Why did one set always complain, alway grumble, always doubt God? 

The contrast between the crossing of the Red Sea and the crossing of the Jordan is stark. Sure, when the Israelites crossed the Jordan there were no enemies chasing them, but I can't shake the feeling that if the original generation had been confronted by the Jordan, they would have complained. 

So, why the…

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